Ode to my Poetry Assignment: An Ars Poetica

October 3, 2008
By StrawberryTofu PLATINUM, New City, New York
StrawberryTofu PLATINUM, New City, New York
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The blank word document
stares back at me,
the white screen glares,
and my mind goes empty.
What is there to fear in a poem?
It can’t bite …
It haunts my brain as

I wander through

The internet.

Turn on the mp3 player.

Music echoes

through my ears.

A sliver of nothing.

Where art thou,


Class ends in 10 minutes,
time to panic.
Everything spills out,
The page fills up
To describe
the symptoms


Writers block.

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on Oct. 4 2009 at 4:20 pm
MeganAnne PLATINUM, Niskayuna, New York
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Favorite Quote:
All my life I've looked at words as if I were seeing them for the first time. ~Ernest Hemingway

Exactly what I feel like when I get writer's block!

Your style is something to be envious of.

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